Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. You are greeted by your guide at the airport outside the luggage claim area with your name displayed and then transferred to hotel for rest.
Morning program takes you to Tian'an Men Square and the Forbidden City, the residence of Chinese emperors for more than 500 years. Afternoon sightseeing features the Temple of Heaven, where emperors once prayed for good harvests. Following is a visit to the Summer Palace, a summer resort for Empress Dowager Ci Xi. Visit a pearl market nearby and transfer to hotel.
The highlight today is to conquer the Badaling Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient civilization. On the way, you will visit a Jade Carving Factory. Drive back to city and stop by the Olympic venues, which are more often to be known as Bird Nest and Water Cube. You can take some photos outside. Enjoy shopping time at Silk Alley Market and transfer to railway statation to take soft-sleeper train to Xian.
Arrive in Xian in the morning and then transferred to hotel for breakfast. After refresh, you will visit the Shaanxi History Musuem, which is regarded as one of the best musuems in China. Continue to visit the Xi'an City Wall. The Xian City Wall is the best preserved, oldest and largest ancient city defense system in China. Then you will move your trip visiting Small Wild Goose Pagoda
A full day tour recalls the glories of ancient Xian as you visit the burial site of an incredible army of 8000 lifelike Terra-cotta soldiers. It has been announced as the world cultural heritage by UNESCO. The museum comprises three buildings with a total area of 22,780 square meters (Approx. 5 acres). After lunch, Souvenirs and delicious snacks will be followed in the after Muslim Street. You will walk through it and reach the Great Mosque-the largest of its kind in Xian and one of the best preserved mosques in China.
You will be transferred to the airport and fly to Guilin. Greeted by your guide at the airport outside the luggage claim area with your name displayed and then transferred to hotel. After lunch you will first descend into Reed Flute Cave, an intricate composition of stalactites, stalagmites and stone pillars illuminated by special light effects and reflected in water. Then tour will continue to Elephant Trunk Hill, which derives its name from its unique shape.
After breakfast in the morning, you will travel along Li River on a cruising boat, and you’ll have the opportunity to admire Guilin’s unique natural landscape as you drift past. You will see stately peaks, luxuriant forests, colorful pagodas and ancient villages – Guilin is truly a pearl among the sights of China. Our tour will then take you to Yangshuo, where you will walk through the West Street to immerse yourself in its peaceful atmosphere.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and fly to Shanghai. You are greeted by your guide at the airport outside the luggage claim area with your name displayed and then transferred to hotel. Yu Garden, best preserved ancient Chinese private official garden style in Shanghai. The Bund, one mile stroll affords many spectacular views. The Bund, with more than 50 individual architectural styles, is reminiscent of the time when Shanghai was the center of Chinese economy and culture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Then you can have a shop at Nanjing Road.
Pick up at your Shanghai hotel lobby and transfer to visit the Zhujiajiao , the best-preserved ancient water town among the four ancient towns in shanghai with a history of 1700 years. In the period of the three kingdoms there were already country fairs in Zhujiajiao and the business prospered in the Ming dynasty. Then you will be transferred back to the city to visit Xin Tiandi (New Heaven and Earth), which is occupied by trendy bars, restaurants and shops, the area is now a top nightspot for the locals and tourists alike. The neighborhood of remodeled "Stone Gate" houses is architectural evidence of the international influences in Shanghai's history. Then you can have a free walk in French Concession.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
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